Arthur J. Gallagher Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AJG)

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$71.01 $0.27 (0.38%) AJG stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Arthur J. Gallagher cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the Arthur J. Gallagher debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Arthur J. Gallagher revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Arthur J. Gallagher stock analysis. Arthur J. Gallagher had a positive net income cash flow of $386M till this quarter of 2017 Q3. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Arthur J. Gallagher had an inflow of $459.1M from operating activities, $-46.6M spend due to financing activities, and $-420M outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow289.2M189.1M93.8M350.8M261.5M172.6M84M334.2M240.4M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-258.9M-225.4M-16.8M31.2M-96.2M-174.4M-19.39M177.2M-17.7M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net42.8M-6.49M24.9M-204.9M-120.9M-66.8M-13.1M-215.6M-190.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-93.8M-65.6M-29.3M-217.8M-138.8M-103.1M-61.9M-99M-71.8M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-320.5M-225.2M-145M-327.3M-208.2M-143.6M-61.7M-342.3M-176.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-8.6M-6.3M-5.2M-31.9M-22.3M-12M-6.5M-29.5M-20.6M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2.9M2.6M1.4M7.8M7.3M3.1M1.7M9.2M8.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares50.2M34.9M20.3M-55.4M-64.2M-80.1M-23.6M203.3M199M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---326M-276M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings163M258.7M89.2M70.8M328.1M-66.7M78.9M17.4M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-211.6M-141.6M-71.4M-272.2M-204.3M-136.4M-68.9M-257.5M-192.5M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-48.2M-33M-18.2M-35.3M-28M-13.9M-8.3M-34.6M-22.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash26.9M12.4M7M-21.7M-6.6M-4.8M-1.9M-15.1M-12.2M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year480.4M314.4M298.1M302.1M291.2M249.8M205.9M194.4M255.9M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End564.9M587.8M564M545.5M531.8M411.1M425.4M480.4M369.7M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Arthur J. Gallagher stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Arthur J. Gallagher stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Arthur J. Gallagher has cash of $564.9M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Arthur J. Gallagher stock price.
  • Arthur J. Gallagher increased its cash from operating activities to $459.1M till 2017 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-420M for AJG stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Arthur J. Gallagher and its owners and creditors and was $-46.6M till 2017 Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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